The neighborhood of Prairie Shores is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Prairie Shores offers a wide variety of green spaces to enjoy, as well as some areas with a vibrant feel. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out, like Burnham Park, which makes it very easy to reach them. Lastly, as there are few pedestrians, this neighborhood is relatively quiet, although noise levels are higher closer to one of the railway lines, Interstate 55 or Adlai Stevenson Expressway.
The sizeable proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Prairie Shores is an important part of its character. This area is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 95% of the properties in Prairie Shores while the rest are occupied by owners. The average year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1976.
The closest supermarket in this area is typically only a rather short walk away. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities. With respect to education, primary as well as high schools are easy to access on foot from anywhere in this part of the city.
This neighborhood offers home buyers several alternative means of transportation. Thanks to 27th St Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line, and a few nearby bus lines, Prairie Shores is very transit friendly. Driving is also a great transportation option in Prairie Shores. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in this area, and parking is generally easy. This area is reasonably well-suited for traveling on foot; running day-to-day errands is convenient.